Army Leaker Chelsea Manning on Obama’s ‘Short List’ for Commutation

President Obama has put Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material, on his short list for a possible commutation, a Justice Department source told NBC News.

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A decision could come as soon as Wednesday for Chelsea Manning, who has tried to commit suicide twice this year and went on a hunger strike in a bid for gender reassignment surgery.

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